Episode 38 - Dance your Sci-Comm
(with Heather Masson-Forsythe)
Heather Masson-Forsythe won the 2021 edition of Science Magazine's "Dance Your PhD" competition (Covid19 Category). She's currently in her last year in her PhD in Biochemistry & Biophysics at the Elisar Barbar’s lab group (Oregon State University). In this episode she chats with Danni Reches about her academic journey, her Covid-19 research on the nucleocapsid phosphoprotein of SARS-CoV-2, and her experiences as first generation and LGBTQ+ in academia, and in STEM.
Heather also share her passion for science communication (#SciComm) and how she realized that she can combine it with her passion for dancing. She has published numerous viral Tik-Tok videos in which she explains about science and her research through dance challenges.
In this episode Heather drank almond milk latte and Danni drank her Amaretto of course.
Host: Danni Reches (@DanniReches)
Producer and Editor: Ido Rosenzweig (@IdoRosenzweig)
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